Could this market be the next to implement a foreign buyer tax?
It’s not just lawyers charging extra fees for monoline files, with one broker intervening on behalf of a client saddled with a large bill from a trusted referral partner
One of Canada’s most respected housing critics is now advising Canadians intent on purchasing in hot markets to do so with less than 20% down. What do brokers think about the suggestion?
The fight against mortgage fraud continues, albeit with less media coverage than the Home Trust revelation – and in this particular case, with the accused choosing to defend herself in court
Marketing coach Doren Aldana explains how you can gain a captive audience for referrals
The results are in, and the number of brokers who charge cancellation fees – touted as the best protection against rate shoppers – may surprise you
Starbucks is getting into the loan business, and is now offering its employees 0% interest rates to help them purchase homes
Spreading the word about what brokers can do for clients hasn’t been easy – but there are ways to inform and educate, and in the process, build a book of clients
It may be the single-biggest enticement for brokers to move back to the bank side, with one major lender promising to give mobile specialists more to sell than mortgages
Brokers need to be knowledgeable about financing if they ever hope to successfully close deals – but extending that knowledge to Realtors can go a long way to smoothing the application and approval process
The broker recently featured by a major paper for charging a cancellation fee is providing his side of the story – and offering more details on the file